Kyocera Candid KX16 camera phone |
"The Candid KX16 has been designed with ease of use and affordability in mind, in a compact and stylish flip phone with external caller ID," said Jim Kelly, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Kyocera Wireless Corp. "We know that wireless users are clamoring for simplicity and many just want to know they can make calls, send text messages and take some fun pictures easily when they're on the go. Kyocera's user interface and one-button access to key features ensures virtually anyone - young or old, savvy user or cell phone neophyte - can pick up Candid and use it."
Kyocera KX16 - The camera
The VGA camera in Kyocera's Candid KX16 features a front-facing camera lens and flash so users can quickly capture moments without having to worry about moving the phone around or adjusting fingers away from the lens. The 5-step digital zoom goes from 160x120 resolution to 640x480 resolution and camera features include multi-shot adjustment, auto-focus, self-timer, white balance, color adjustment and fun frames to jazz up shots before sending them to friends.
Kyocera Candid KX16 phone - Features
The CDMA2000 1X-capable Candid KX16 features a WAP 2.0 browser (wireless application protocol) built-in polyphonic ring tones, screen savers, and caller alerts; BREW(R) 2.1 for downloading the latest games, ringers, contacts and more; predictive text input for rapid text messaging; and vibrate alert. Productivity tools include an extensive contact directory, scheduler, calculator, alarm clock, world clock, stopwatch, tip calculator, countdown timer, and voice memos. Other key features of the Kyocera KX16 are a powerful speakerphone, voice-activated dialing, vivid color display and ergonomic design with raised keypad for quick texting round out the key features most on-the-go mobile users want and use.
Kyocera KX16 phone - Pricing & Availability
The handset measures 1.89 in x 3.54 in x .98 in (48 mm x 90 mm x 25 mm), weighs 3.9 oz (109 g) and has a talk time of 3.5 hours and standby time of up to 170 hours. The Kyocera Candid KX16 and a full lineup of Genuine Accessories by Kyocera will be available this fall through carriers in the U.S. and International CDMA markets.
About Kyocera Wireless
Kyocera Wireless Corp. is a leading supplier of innovative, feature-rich CDMA wireless devices and accessories for customers worldwide. Kyocera Wireless maintains an operating belief in the genius of simplicity and strives to make the wireless experience as simple and intuitive as humanly possible. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyocera International Inc., which acquired Qualcomm Incorporated's CDMA consumer wireless phone business in February 2000. Based in San Diego, the company is ISO-14001 and ISO-9001 certified and has won city, state and federal awards for its environmentally friendly manufacturing and recycling practices.